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  1. Research

    Beneficial effects of a novel shark-skin collagen dressing for the promotion of seawater immersion wound healing

    Wounded personnel who work at sea often encounter a plethora of difficulties. The most important of these difficulties is seawater immersion. Common medical dressings have little effect when the affected area ...

    Xian-Rong Shen, Xiu-Li Chen, Hai-Xia Xie, Ying He, Wei Chen, Qun Luo, Wei-Hong Yuan, Xue Tang, Deng-Yong Hou, Ding-Wen Jiang and Qing-Rong Wang

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:33

    Published on: 27 October 2017

  2. Research

    Self-reported dietary supplement use in deployed United States service members pre-deployment vs. during deployment, Afghanistan, 2013–2014

    Dietary supplement use (protein/amino acids, weight-loss supplements, performance enhancers) is common among U.S. military members. Reported dietary supplement use in deployed troops is limited and is of conce...

    Shawn M. Varney, Patrick C. Ng, Crystal A. Perez, Allyson A. Araña, Edwin R. Austin, Rosemarie G. Ramos and Vikhyat S. Bebarta

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:34

    Published on: 26 October 2017

  3. Letter to the Editor

    From nuclear submarines to graduate medical education: applying David Marquet’s intent-based leadership model

    L. David Marquet, a decorated Navy Captain, transformed an underperforming submarine crew by empowering his subordinates to be leaders and reach their full potential. He called this intent-based leadership (IB...

    Camilo Fernandez-Salvador, Rebecca Oney, Sungjin A. Song and Macario Camacho

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:31

    Published on: 11 October 2017

  4. Review

    Recent advances in the effects of microwave radiation on brains

    This study concerns the effects of microwave on health because they pervade diverse fields of our lives. The brain has been recognized as one of the organs that is most vulnerable to microwave radiation. There...

    Wei-Jia Zhi, Li-Feng Wang and Xiang-Jun Hu

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:29

    Published on: 21 September 2017

  5. Case report

    Combination of dura turning-over and decompressive craniectomy: a new pattern of surgery for cerebral infarction caused by craniocerebral gunshot injury

    Craniocerebral gunshot injury refers to a wound caused by a bullet passing through or lodged in brain tissue, resulting in the loss of function of a certain area or other fatal damage to the human brain. Crani...

    Qi-Yong Mei, Yao Li, Chao He, Hong-Wei Shan, Yun-Kun Wang, Yan Dong, Ming-Kun Yu and Li-Jun Hou

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:26

    Published on: 17 August 2017

  6. Review

    Biological effects and mechanisms of shortwave radiation: a review

    With the increasing knowledge of shortwave radiation, it is widely used in wireless communications, radar observations, industrial manufacturing, and medical treatments. Despite of the benefits from shortwave,...

    Chao Yu and Rui-Yun Peng

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:24

    Published on: 20 July 2017

  7. Review

    The incorporation of emotion-regulation skills into couple- and family-based treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disabling, potentially chronic disorder that is characterized by re-experience and hyperarousal symptoms as well as the avoidance of trauma-related stimuli. The distr...

    Deborah A. Perlick, Frederic J. Sautter, Julia J. Becker-Cretu, Danielle Schultz, Savannah C. Grier, Alexander V. Libin, Manon Maitland Schladen and Shirley M. Glynn

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:21

    Published on: 30 June 2017

  8. Research

    Comparison of five video-assisted intubation devices by novice and expert laryngoscopists for use in the aeromedical evacuation environment

    The critically ill or injured patient undergoing military medical evacuation may require emergent intubation. Intubation may be life-saving, but it carries risks. The novice or infrequent laryngoscopist has a ...

    Matthew C. Wallace, SSgt Tyler Britton, Robbie Meek, Sharon Walsh-Hart, Col Todd E. Carter and Steven J. Lisco

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:20

    Published on: 14 June 2017

  9. Research

    The need for preventive and curative services for malaria when the military is deployed in endemic overseas territories: a case study and lessons learned

    Sri Lanka has been free from indigenous malaria since November 2012 and received the WHO certificate for malaria-free status in September 2016. Due to increased global travel, imported malaria cases continue t...

    Sumadhya Deepika Fernando, Rahuman Booso, Priyani Dharmawardena, Arunagirinathan Harintheran, Kugapiriyan Raviraj, Chaturaka Rodrigo, Manjula Danansuriya and Rajitha Wickremasinghe

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:19

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  10. Research

    Role of medical resource level in iodine deficiency disorder

    Iodine deficiency disorders (IDDs) refer to a series of diseases caused by the human body's insufficient iodine intake. Edible salt became iodized in China in 1996, which yielded remarkable results. We have kn...

    Chen Xu, Zhen Liang and Yong-Jun Luo

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:18

    Published on: 1 June 2017

  11. Research

    The impacts of different embolization techniques on splenic artery embolization for blunt splenic injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    Splenic artery embolization (SAE) has been an effective adjunct to the Non-operative management (NOM) for blunt splenic injury (BSI). However, the optimal embolization techniques are still inconclusive. To fur...

    Jing-Jing Rong, Dan Liu, Ming Liang, Qing-Hua Wang, Jing-Yang Sun, Quan-Yu Zhang, Cheng-Fei Peng, Feng-Qi Xuan, Li-Jun Zhao, Xiao-Xiang Tian and Ya-Ling Han

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:17

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  12. Research

    A safety evaluation of profound hypothermia-induced suspended animation for delayed resuscitation at 90 or 120 min

    The successful treatment of military combat casualties with penetrating injuries is significantly dependent on the time needed to get the patient to an adequate treatment facility. Profound hypothermia-induced...

    Yu Liu, Shu Li, Zhi Li, Jian Zhang, Jin-song Han, Yong Zhang, Zong-tao Yin and Hui-shan Wang

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:16

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  13. Review

    Interaction between the gut microbiome and mucosal immune system

    The gut microbiota, the largest symbiotic ecosystem with the host, has been shown to play important roles in maintaining intestinal homeostasis. Dysbiosis of the gut microbiome is caused by the imbalance betwe...

    Na Shi, Na Li, Xinwang Duan and Haitao Niu

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:14

    Published on: 27 April 2017

  14. Research

    Microbiological screenings for infection control in unaccompanied minor refugees: the German Armed Forces Medical Service’s experience

    The German Military Medical Service contributed to the medical screening of unaccompanied minor refugees (UMRs) coming to Germany in 2014 and 2015. In this study, a broad range of diagnostic procedures was app...

    Winfried Maaßen, Dorothea Wiemer, Claudia Frey, Christina Kreuzberg, Egbert Tannich, Rebecca Hinz, Andreas Wille, Andreas Fritsch, Ralf Matthias Hagen and Hagen Frickmann

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:13

    Published on: 21 April 2017

  15. Research

    Revascularization and outcomes in Veterans with moderate to severe ischemia on myocardial perfusion imaging

    The prevalence of ischemia on nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) has been decreasing. Recent research has questioned the benefit of invasive revascularization for patients with moderate to severe ische...

    David E. Winchester, Alexander J. Bolanos, Anita Wokhlu, Rebecca J. Beyth and Leslee J. Shaw

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:12

    Published on: 1 April 2017

  16. Research

    Surveillance for respiratory infectious diseases caused by 6 common viruses in a recruit training site in the Northern region of China

    Recruit training sites are places with a high incidence of respiratory infectious diseases. Effective surveillance for acute respiratory infectious diseases in a recruit training site is an important way to pr...

    Wei-Wei Chen, Wen Xu, Yang-Xin Xie, Yun-Hui Zhang, Dan Wu, Fu-Sheng Wang and Min Zhao

    Military Medical Research 2017 4:10

    Published on: 1 April 2017

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